Delta state government has said it will employ 1,500 teachers in core subject areas into the Unified Teaching Service of the state to fill vacancies created as a result of retirement, death and establishment of new schools across the state.
This was disclosed by the Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu after the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
He said the recruitment would be strictly based on candidates passing Computer Based Test (CBT) in relevant subject areas.
Aniagwu said executive council also approved a number of roads for construction across the three senatorial districts in the state. The roads include construction of Justice Ada Onyetenu Street, Asaba; Okuku Road, Kwale, Ndokwa West; Uche Anyahaebizi Street, Asaba; Okobu Street Alisimie, Ika South LGA.
Some of the roads earmarked for construction include, Rehabilitation and asphalt overlay of Aladja/Ogbe-Ijoh Road in Udu; Construction of Aladja Ogbe-Ijoh Unity Road in Udu; Warri South West Local Government Areas; rehabilitation and asphalt overlay; Construction of Chief James Ezechi Street, Okpai, Ndokwa East; and Construction of Comrade Izeze Boulevard Road Oginibo, Ughelli South Local Government Area.
The council also approved the construction of Ilabor Road in Igbodo, Ika North East, Oko-Amakom/Oko-Obiokpu to link 2nd Niger Bridge Service Road in Oshimili South; Construction of perimeter road at Asaba International Airport; Construction of Samuel Osika/Onojaife Streets, Mosogar, Ethiope West; and Construction of Aboy Road, Bomadi.
Others include construction of Idumu-Inneh Street Phase 1, Issele-Uku, Aniocha North LGA; Construction of Chinedu Obodo Road and Francis Nwajei Street Asaba; Construction of Okwuijen Street, Boji-Boji, Agbor, Ika South; Construction of Buzugbe street and Oranu street, Boji-Boji Owa in Ika North East Local Government Area, among others.